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Forest dept files FIR against Energy dept's Elephanta project 25.6.2017 DNA: Urban Tales
The electrification project of the Elephanta Caves — which was earlier stuck for six months due to coastal regulatory zone clearance — has got stalled once again due to red-tapism, which CM Fadnavis had promised to remove. Maharashtra's Forest Department has filed an FIR to stop the cable laying work on the island because the Energy Department is yet to seek approval for the project. Forest Department officials claim that the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL), which spearheads the project, didn't apply for the clearance, despite several reminders. The FIR has stalled the connectivity to the houses and the heritage caves being carried out by the MSEDCL since May. "We have issued several notices to MSEDCL in the past six months directing them to apply properly with all documents to get the no objection certificate. There was no other option but to file an FIR against their contractor to stop the illegal work," BD Gaikwad, Forest Officer, Uran Region, said. Gaikwad says, ...
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Sand extraction, NH 66 widening work dominate Udupi ZP meeting 24.6.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The issue of sand extraction and condition of Kundapur-Shiroor stretch of National Highway 66 figured in the general body meeting of Zilla Panchayat here on Thursday. Raising the issue, Gopal Poojary,...
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Zilla Panchayat members seek solution for sand crisis 22.6.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Zilla Panchayat members have demanded immediate solution for the ongoing sand crisis and held the district administration responsible and accountable for the crisis. Raising the issue at the Zilla Panchayat's general body meeting held here on Thursday, Byndoor MLA Gopal Poojary said the district administration has failed to negotiate with the government for a separate sand policy for the coastal districts. "The chief minister who has assured us of a separate sand policy has also announced that all legal implications will be sorted out if need arises," he said. Deputy Commissioner Priyanka Mary Francis said the complications in the process of sand extraction in CRZ area will be sorted out after the rainy season as the district administration has furnished all the information as directed by the National Green Tribunal in Chennai to vacate the stay order. The verdict has pointed out the loopholes in the process of discharging the duties from administrative side, which is being set right, the DC said. Member ...
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India's coast depends on a line that Modi govt is treating as a 'secret' 22.6.2017 Latest News
High Tide Line is geospatial demarcation of the highest point reached by rising tide along the coast
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Regional Plan 2021 still on paper, govt plans RP 2030 20.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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No new projects in Ennore creek: Former HC judge 16.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
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No new projects should be allowed in Ennore Creek area, former Madras HC judge says 16.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
The Ennore Creek, the biggest one on the outskirts of Chennai, has been encroached upon by various state and central public sector undertakings. This was brought to light by the Coastal Resource Centre, which managed to secure the government of India approval Coastal Regulation Zone map for the region.
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IOC to mitigate water woes of Ramanathapuram villages 11.6.2017 Hindu: National
Oil major plans to renovate waterbodies and instal RO plants at 26 villages
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Coastal body officials get notices for ignoring orders 11.6.2017 TOI: Goa
National Green Tribunal (NGT) has issued notices to officials of Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) and other departments for non-compliance of its earlier order related to commercial use of fishermen's houses in Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ).
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Tamil Nadu plans bay watch to keep beaches clean and safe 10.6.2017 TOI: Chennai
Life on the coast, from Marina to Kanyakumari, is set to change. The state tourism department has drawn up plans to make eight beaches along the Tamil Nadu shoreline cleaner and safer with better infrastructure. Half of the Rs 100-crore fund allocated by the Union ministry of tourism under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme for developing the state's coastal circuit will be pumped into beaches in Chennai -Marina and Elliot's.
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Mumbai needs the Metro: Bombay HC raps activists opposing it 8.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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Bridge on river Mithi under lens 8.6.2017 Hindu: News
‘Plan breaches coastal regulatory zones’
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PIL plea against permission to mine sand 7.6.2017 Hindu: News
Says the entire Rameswaram island falls under the CRZ
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Separate sand mining policy for coastal Karnataka could be derailed by 2G judgment 7.6.2017 TOI: All Headlines
Separate sand mining policy for coastal Karnataka could be derailed by 2G judgment
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JNPT halts work on Vadhavan port survey on green panel directive 7.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
Work on JNPT’s Rs 30,000-crore Vadhavan port project in Dahanu has come to a halt following directives from the Dahanu Taluka Environment Protection Authority (DTEPA) saying no work could take place without seeking its permission.
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Cavelossim beach cleared as building material removed 7.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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More field verifications to be held for coastal zone plan 6.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Coastal zone plan for Goa may be delayed 3.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Baina locals, fishermen meet MLA 3.6.2017 TOI: Goa
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Dahanu green authority says JNPT's Vadhavan port project cannot proceed without its nod 2.6.2017 TOI: Mumbai
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